Coin of Mylasa with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Caria, Mylasa

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 6.34 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.162

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Trident with double-ace on crab, all within laurel wreath.
Inscription in Greek around the inside of wreath.

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour